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How can I change the default text color in Apple Mail 8.2?

I want the default colour of my font I use to send emails using Mail 8.2 in Yosemite be blue. Is it possible? If no, are their any easy work arounds?
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How to view multiple inboxes on Apple Watch (individually)

It seems like in the iPhone's Watch app for email I can select one and only one mailbox to read from the Watch (Include Mail setting). I really dislike the "All Inboxes" concept, but would like to ...
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iCloud email - server password changed?

I have been using iCloud for a few months now with no problems until today. My mobile flagged up that I cannot login to my iCloud email account due to: Server password has been changed. Input the ...
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Setting up gmail in Mavericks - A connection error occurred

I am trying to setup gmail on a clean install of Mavericks 10.9.5. The Gmail settings like enabling IMAP etc are all set. So now I am ready to add a new account in my mac, by going in System ...
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Why am I not getting notified by email when my Find My iPhone is used?

I am not getting notified when the Find My iPhone app is used or even if I try searching via iCloud. How can I enable them?
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Username or password incorrect when attempting to open email on iPhone

I can't open my email on iPhone 6 it keeps telling me username or password is incorrect, but I can open it using a laptop. I even changed the password 10 times.
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Mac Mail “Not Responding” with Gmail IMAP account

I'm experience some issues with my Mac Mail on my MacBook Air. I hasn't been there all the time, as far as I can remember it started around Yosemite. In my mail, I've two accounts. One is my work ...
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Configure Apple Mail to always open calendar invites in Fantastical 2

How can I configure Apple Mail to always open calendar invites in Fantastical 2? Typically in OS X dialogs, you'd: Right click on file Select Open With... Choose the application Select Always open ...
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Mac Mail receiving emails extremely slowly

I recently purchased my first rMBP and I have noticed that Mail receives emails extremely slow. I receive the email on my iPhone 10 - 15 minutes before it appears on Mail. I've tried searching for ...
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OSX Mail - Folder Locations

In OSX mail, I have a number of different mailbox types - iCloud, Google Apps, and Exchange. For whatever reason, the Exchange mailbox displays the folders underneath the mailbox list at the top (see ...
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Odd email search and sort behaviour

Using Mail in all previous OS I ever used, I click on an email, say from MacWorld. Then I would sort by From and all the emails from MacWorld would be right in front of me on my screen. Now when I ...
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OS X Mail: Dueling IMAP trash cans

I am a relatively new Mac user, and I am having trouble setting up one of my IMAP accounts in OS X Mail (Yosemite). I have set up several accounts, and Mail has added a trash can for each of them ...
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Setting blacklist_from array in OS X Server

I have an OS X 10.9.5/Server 3.2.2 running mail services for me. I'm trying to tweak spam settings to improve performance. One area I'm having trouble with is adding blacklist entries using ...
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How to attach spotlight found document to mail message with os x yosemite?

In my mail message I want to attach an image. I located the image via spotlight and now I want to attach it to my mail message (plain apple mail). The image file is somewhere deep in my ...
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Cannot send or receive mail from my mini iPad

I am unable to send emails at the moment. I think it is related to an Apple ID problem as I have had a dialogue box appear asking for my password for my current email address which is one of my Apple ...
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Apple ID password and email problem

My iPad Air is with sim card and 8.1.2 software. Not blocked or stolen. It in free use. I don't have my old iCloud password but in my old Apple ID account I changed my old name and surname (it was in ...
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How to send email from “different accounts” in Outlook iOS app (Outlook.com account)?

And by "different accounts" I mean other email addresses (and aliases) that have been setup as send (or send/recieve) accounts within the one outlook.com account. For example, within my ...
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How do I fix the email counter on the tag below the task bar?

In the mail window, you can put a tag to your mail boxes below the taskbar (see screenshot) that you can click to go to that mailbox. The tag has a number indicating the number of unread messages. ...
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Trash and unread mail boxes show 700 non-visible emails

Can't get the boxes to empty or the number to change or disappear. Don't know if there are any real emails stored somewhere or not
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File from email on phone to computer

I have a large .mdb file attached to an email which I can only access on my phone, as it's being blocked by webmail on my home computer. I need to get it to my computer but when I try to forward the ...
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Can I extract the body of an email message using Automator without an AppleScript?

I want to build a system where all emails that are sent to a specific folder are added to a Devon Think Pro Office database for archiving/searching. There is an add-in from the DTP folks that will ...
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Using Outlook/Office for Mac 2011 - internal emails sometimes show up with partial code as part of bodytext in Outlook client

Emails do not show this code when viewing in Exchange OWA (any os/browser), or Outlook 2010 on Windows. This is happening to 2 out of the 3 users I have running Office for Mac 2011. Hopefully I have ...
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Wrong email given when trying to update apps

When trying to update my whatsapp version, the email that is provided when required to input my password is incorrect? I am also unable to change it my correct email??
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I can't upload photos from mail after OS X upgrade

I can't upload photos from my MacBook Air since I downloaded the update. The Photo Stream icon (the new flowery one) is greyed out. I have space and never had a problem before. I know this will sound ...
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How to disable an email account when the password has changed?

Is there a way to temporarily disable "Mail" for a given account when the password has changed other than deleting the account (see screenshot below)? What cannot be seen on the screenshot is the ...
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Outlook for Mac 15.9 missing ribbon

I have installed a fresh copy of Outlook for Mac v15.9 twice now and after a few days of use the ribbon disappears from all of the windows (main window, email window, etc). When I select View > Ribbon ...
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Images are “Faded” Emailed from Outlook 2011 for Mac

I have a rather odd issue. I'm running in a Mac/PC environment at work. When I email an image (JPG or PNG) to someone from Outlook 2011 Mac and they open in Outlook for PC (2010), the picture always ...
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Is backup of IMAP necessary when switching to a new Macbook

I am switching to a new macbook and am in that case wondering, if it is necessary to backup my e-mail. All my mailboxes are Exchange or IMAP. I mean they are already located on the server, so is it ...
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Homebrew Formula for emacs' VM (View Mail)

Can anyone help with a homebrew formula to install emacs' VM ("View Mail"), located: http://www.nongnu.org/viewmail/ https://code.launchpad.net/vm I can get as far as a script, that should look ...
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Is there a way to email photos from the Yosemite photos app, ideally with layout options?

iPhoto allowed you to email photos from within the app, letting you choose a nice layout (like a birthday card, etc). I can not find any email capability from within Photos; any tips on emailing from ...
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Possible to generate html/text/web version of calendar for sharing?

My work uses Microsoft Exchange for our mail system. I've been using Outlook for Mac 2011. Occasionally tried Mail. One feature I really miss from Outlook for Windows is the ability to paste my ...
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Configure iPhone to send smaller pictures as e-mail attachment?

A friend has an iPhone whose camera she uses with the default settings of 2592x1936 pixels, which is pretty big when attaching pictures in e-mails. The files are very big and I need to scroll ...
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iOS devices can't connect to postfix/dovecot mail server but my Mac can

I'm running on a Mac Mini, Postfix+dovecot mail server. On the Mac, I can connect with MailMate to the mail server, with pretty much the standard IMAP settings, and pick up email in various user ...
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Deny TCP CONNECT in appfirewall.log - how do I check what's causing it?

What is this telling me? socketfilterfw[22097] <Info>: dovecot: Deny TCP CONNECT (in:7 out:0) I'm trying to track down why none of my iOS devices can connect to my postfix+dovecot mail ...
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Deleted emails going to junk folder

When I delete a message in my iPad mail inbox, it often gets moved to the junk folder instead of the trash folder. I can't find a pattern related to the sender. Often it will be a message from someone ...
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How to add shared email account to mail.app without integrating inbox

I have mail.app setup with several personal accounts and use my inbox as a todo list by archiving completed tasks/emails. I need to add a shared email account and can't archive the inbox items ...
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How to get read receipt with Outlook for Mac 2011 with more than one mail account?

Regarding How do I request a read receipt when sending e-mail with Outlook for Mac 2011?: There is a solution which I havent applied yet because it seemed for a single account. Is it possible to go ...
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Setting up signatures with different font in Mail.app

I am trying to set up signature blocks to attach to emails sent using mac mail. I want part of the signature block to be in script, but using the font option I cannot get it to a script.
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Mail notification is not deeplinked into the correct conversation on iOS 8 / Exchange Account

I'm having this problem since I am using an Exchange Account with my iPhone 5. I get a new mail and receive all notifications correctly. But if I try to open the new mail by either swiping from the ...
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Mac email client that can postpone Exchange messages?

Mailbox for iOS and Mac is great to postpone an email to deal with at a future time, but it cannot handle Exchange emails. Outlook app for iOS has a similar features (not as powerful as Mailbox). Is ...
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Random emails missing from IMAP inbox with Apple Mail in Yosemite

I am using Apple Mail with three IMAP mail accounts (not Gmail etc. but from my hosting provider). I'm finding that I regularly need to close and reopen Mail to find emails I'm searching for that are ...
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I've Forgotten My Apple ID password. I cant get into my Email to change it

I had my iPhone confiscated for about 6 months (funny story about my Christian school and a devil worshipper backpack), and now I can't remember the passcode! I figured out how to reset it, and did, ...
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Unable to send email from Mac Mail App to one specific email address (all emails to all other emails addresses are sent)

We have been trying to send emails to a specific gmail address that certainly does exist for many months now but we are unable to and receive this message: 'Cannot send message using the server ...
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sending email via a hosted email address through iCloud

I have an email address (bartleyemail@emailhost.com) hosted by Google, I would like to be able to send emails from the iCloud.com mail app from this address via my iCloud account ...
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Phone ring for email

Is it possible to let the phone ring when received gmail of with title="urgent, please notice"? Gmail App has vibration when emails are received, the vibration sometimes I have missed it. I need to ...
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Need advice on Postfix+Dovecot [User doesn't exist] errors on 10.10.3 install

OSX 10.10.3 running postfix+dovecot+mysql - with [lmtp map pop] When sending email to a virtual user on the system I get this rejection in the log. The user is in the mysql tables, as is the domain, ...
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Setting up email accounts in internet accounts shows progress wheel

I am trying to set-up an iCloud account. It has worked well in the past using my optimum email address. I even had Yahoo, Gmail accounts set-up in iCloud through my Mac's System Preferences. I had ...
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Can your information security be compromised by opening attachments in Gmail in iOS?

I know people can put virus or other dangerous programs in email attachments and send them to you, but is that just for the computer world and not tablets? I mean, if you get such an email to your ...
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Auto send an email on alternate Saturday in outlook

We have weekend off on 2nd and 4th Saturday in our company and each time we have to send an email to all our client to inform them. We're using outlook. Is there any trick to send an email ...
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Local User Authentication for Postfix in Yosemite for php PEAR Mail

In summary up front: what I want is for php PEAR Mail_mime() to authenticate with postfix on my local computer, then for postfix to send all messages to a single address. I have a Yosemite (10.10.3) ...